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  • Member Since: June 24th, 2013
  • Location: Switzerland
  • Website: justpublishingadvice.com
  • Job Title: General Factotum
  • Employer: Just Publishing Advice
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Bio

I own and run https://justpublishingadvice.com/ and https://whizbuzzbooks.com/ which both keep me very busy. I love blogging and from time to time, enjoying how technology goes wrong and then learning how to fix it.

Interests

Things that go wrong and how to fix them.

WordPress Origin Story

It’s so long ago, I can’t recall when.

  • Posted a reply to Sudden rush of 5 Star reviews?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for taking the time to explain, @arnaudbroes But you can understand why I had…

    3 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Sudden rush of 5 Star reviews?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm still using the old version and waiting patiently …

    3 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Is this plugin still supported?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    There have been a few loading problems with this plugi…

    3 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, I really have tried, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I don't know how many times I have tried to use the Gu…

    3 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, A real lifesaver!, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for this great little plugin. I had an issue …

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wrong count in SEO posts overview, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I only had to update a post to get the settings right. But I didn't…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wrong count in SEO posts overview, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Okay, thanks. I checked and for posts without the follow link being checked, it looks…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wrong count in SEO posts overview, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks. I checked, and all posts with a blue disk are set to yes (current…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wrong count in SEO posts overview, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi. I migrated from AIOSEO on five sites. Three are fine. But on two, I…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wrong count in SEO posts overview, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just out of interest, what is the difference between a gray and blue icon?

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wrong count in SEO posts overview, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've checked as best I can and can't find any obvious plugin conflicts. All my…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wrong count in SEO posts overview, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I tried your suggestion @mazedulislamkhan Unfortunately, the issue still persists. I can see that there…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wrong count in SEO posts overview, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi @devnihil Yes to everything you noted. Except, I haven't fully purged the Cloudflare cache.…

    4 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Wrong count in SEO posts overview, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    In my SEO posts overview, it reads, 1 ok, 48 good, and…

    4 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, What have you done?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    After 10 years of using AIOSEO, I have to say that the…

    4 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, AIOSEO is now a disaster, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    After nearly 10 years, I have to say goodbye. This re…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Migrate to Yoast, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Great! Thanks.

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Migrate to Yoast, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It was just a thought. But after a little checking, it seems that my old…

    1 month ago

  • Created a topic, Migrate to Yoast, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi. I have successfully migrated a handful of my sites…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Hide ads from Facebook users, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Wow! Thanks for your rapid response!! Okay, I'll give it a try.

    1 month ago

  • Created a topic, Hide ads from Facebook users, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I understand that Adsense doesn't particularly like to…

    1 month ago

  • Created a topic, Issues after 5.6 update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Unfortunately, I have had to disable this plugin after…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Edit page hangs and doesn’t load editor, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for the tips @azaozz I think I might have found the problem. I have…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Edit page hangs and doesn’t load editor, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for your quick response @azaozz I'm using the classic editor. I tried shift load…

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Edit page hangs and doesn’t load editor, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    After updating to WP 5.6 and Advanced Editor Tools to …

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, How to remove Pinterest fields in Image Details, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    After the last update, there are now new Pinterest fie…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Please Read: Social Share Buttons Not Appearing On Your Site?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Great, thanks. That fixed the issue.

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Error after 4.2.0 update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks. I reinstalled and all is okay now.

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Error after 4.2.0 update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm getting this warning showing on the front end in t…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Please Read: Social Share Buttons Not Appearing On Your Site?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Sure, you can check this page: https://www.derekhaines.ch/justeslenglish/fun-spelling-bee/ I can see in Dev Tools that there…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Please Read: Social Share Buttons Not Appearing On Your Site?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I updated and yes the plugin now works. However, there is now a problem with…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Latest Update Is Broken, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yes, it works. But I get annoyed when a plugin leaves it up to users…

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Latest Update Is Broken, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The latest 1.8.0 update removed all share buttons from…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Quota exceeded for quota metric ?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Go to general settings and click Report & Reset Errors a couple of times. If…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Failed theme update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Okay, I understand. Thanks for getting back to me so quickly.

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Failed theme update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for your prompt reply @sterndata !! I am using the Colormag Pro theme. I…

    3 months ago

  • Created a topic, Failed theme update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm not sure this is the right forum, but a link to he…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Security Headers Directive, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks @vmarko I checked and yes, I can see the referrer-policy in the htaccess files.…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Security Headers Directive, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks @vmarko I did that on all my sites, but the directive doesn't register with…

    3 months ago

  • Created a topic, Theme failed to update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    For the first time in years, I had a problem with an a…

    3 months ago

  • Created a topic, Security Headers Directive, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I have set the directive, no-referrer-when-downgrade i…

    3 months ago

  • Created a topic, File change warning, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Wordfence is warning that this file has changed on all…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to False positve file changes for updated plugins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yes, Yoast updated a day or two ago, so it's not unusual. I imagine it…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to False positve file changes for updated plugins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks @wfadam I believe they are false positives too, but nevertheless, they are annoying. Support…

    4 months ago

  • Created a topic, False positve file changes for updated plugins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    There seems to be a problem with Wordfence recognizing…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence Warning? File Changes, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I just tried deleting and reinstalling the plugin @azaozz It doesn't help. The same seven…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence Warning? File Changes, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've had this issue many times @klynam after a plugin update. But you are right…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence Warning? File Changes, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Repair is a bit drastic and can lead to problems. Wordfence will catch up at…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Javascript warning, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It sounds like you have a problem with your theme @tkwpo Perhaps it hasn't been…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Schema Type Bug, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Okay. Thanks for looking into it. I'll try on another site and see if it…

    4 months ago